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Cheap Flights to Fort Lauderdale International

Cheap flights to Fort Lauderdale International Airport

Fort Lauderdale International Airport (FLL) has grown in recent years to become a major hub for many domestic and some international airlines. Serving Fort Lauderdale and the larger Miami metropolitan area, Fort Lauderdale International is ideal both as a gateway to South Florida or as a stopover for connections to other cities in the U.S., South America, and Europe. As a focus city for a number of low-cost airlines, getting cheap flights to Fort Lauderdale is easy. Skyscanner's monthly search feature can help you find the cheapest time to fly.

Best time to book a flight to Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale is warm and sunny all year round, although some seasons are slightly better than others. Winter, from January to March, is when the weather is dry and warm but not unbearably hot. However, this is also peak tourist season meaning hotels and beaches will be packed. Book ahead and sign up for Price Alerts to make sure you don't miss out on great deals. Summer can be uncomfortably hot and thunderstorms are common, although you'll also find some great discounts during this season. Spring offers both great weather and fewer crowds.

Airlines that fly to Fort Lauderdale International

Fort Lauderdale International is a major hub, particularly for budget airlines Spirit and JetBlue. In recent years it has offered more international destinations as well. The following major airlines fly to Fort Lauderdale:

  • Air Canada
  • Air Transat
  • Alaska Airlines
  • Allegiant Air
  • American Airlines
  • American Eagle
  • Avianca
  • British Airways
  • Copa Airlines
  • Delta Air Lines
  • Emirates
  • JetBlue Airways
  • Norwegian Air Shuttle
  • Southwest Airlines
  • Spirit Airlines
  • Sunwing Airlines
  • United Airlines
  • Virgin America
  • WestJet

What to expect when arriving at the airport

Fort Lauderdale International is just 5 km from downtown Fort Lauderdale and 34 km from Miami. There are many transportation options for getting to Fort Lauderdale or Miami. Broward County Transit bus Route 1 is the cheapest way to get to downtown Fort Lauderdale. It stops outside of the car rental building. A free shuttle also stops at the lower level of all the terminals and will take you to the Tri-Rail commuter station, from where you can catch a train south to Miami or north to West Palm Beach. Numerous taxis also operate at the airport and they are a quick and easy way to get around. If you are staying in Fort Lauderdale, however, the best option is to rent a car as the area is extremely car friendly and public transit options are sometimes limited.

Airport Facilities

Fort Lauderdale International is a huge airport with four terminals. Flights from Canada usually land in terminals 2, 3, or 4, depending on the airline. Those three terminals offer very limited food and shopping options pre-security, although once you reach airside you will have many options to choose from, ranging from fast food stands to more healthy and local meals. Be advised that if you are catching a connecting flight and need to change terminals then you will most likely have to pick up your bag and clear security again. Free WiFi is available throughout and ATMs and currency exchanges are plentiful as well. There is a viewing area on top of the Hibiscus Garage as well as live musical talent performing at various times in all four terminals, featuring local talent.

What to see and do in Fort Lauderdale

Most people come to Fort Lauderdale for one thing and one thing only: the beach. And it's easy to see why. Fort Lauderdale Beach, once a haven for rowdy Spring Break crowds, now attracts a decidedly more upscale and laid back clientele. The area is also home to many bars, clubs, restaurants, and shops. Las Olas Boulevard features many upscale restaurants and shops and is great for a pleasant evening stroll. Fort Lauderdale is also a great base for exploring South Florida, including Miami, the Everglades, and the Florida Keys. When looking for hotels in Fort Lauderdale, Skyscanner can help you find a great room at the best price.

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